Reporter/Columnist | Vikings/NFL

A native of Northeast Ohio, Craig covered the Cleveland Browns from 1991 until they left for Baltimore in 1995. When they returned as an expansion team in 1999, Craig left to cover Gophers football for the Star Tribune. He co-authored two books on the Browns and is the author of the Vikings book "100 Things Vikings Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die."


Longtime Vikings trainer to be honored at Pro Football Hall of Fame

A beloved figure in Vikings history, Fred Zamberletti, who died in 2018, will get his own little nook in Canton, Ohio, this week as recipient of a new Award of Excellence.


Market for undrafted free agents is booming

Mark Craig's On the NFL: The Vikings were among the most aggressive teams in seeking undrafted players, taking two big swings on edge-rushing outside linebackers.


Annual first-round feeding frenzy on QBs doesn't materialize

Mark Craig's On the NFL: One first-round quarterback, and none in the second, hint at validation in what the Rams did — unloading high picks for a proven Matthew Stafford.


Vikings seventh-round pick Muse could have shades of Sanford

General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah's first swing at the seventh round could pay off if Nick Muse has the personality and drive of former Viking Jamarca Sanford.


Meet the Vikings' 2022 NFL draft class

The team finished with 10 picks in General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah's first crack at running a draft, using five of its first six choices on defensive players.


Vikings shift focus to offense in last two rounds of draft

After mostly drafting defenders in early rounds, the Vikings added an offensive tackle, a wide receiver and a tight end in the sixth and seventh rounds.


Cook's brother James goes to Bills; will face Vikings

Running back Dalvin Cook and his younger brother, James, will be opponents in the fall. Their grandmother plans to get a custom jersey ready for a trip to Buffalo.


Deals by new Vikings GM creating wrong kind of draft buzz

NFL Insider: Kwesi Adofo-Mensah's plan, at first glance, has the Vikings trading down while division rivals upgraded big time with picks the Vikings swapped away.


Draft spectacle is nothing like Bud Grant's day, and he is OK with that

On the NFL: Legendary coach and icon recalls the equipment manager getting involved in the 1967 draft.


Our NFL mock draft: QBs? No way. 'Edge rushers' are this year's big prize

A year after quarterbacks went 1-2-3, quarterback slayers could go 1-2-3 when the NFL draft kicks off tonight with the opening round in Las Vegas.